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Raul H. Castro papers, 1903-2007 (bulk 1939-2003)

MS 417


Collection Summary

Creator: Castro, Raul H.
Collection Name:Raul H. Castro papers,
Inclusive Dates: 1903-2007 (bulk 1939-2003)
Physical Description: 35.75 Linear feet (about 28,750 items)
Abstract:This collection includes material documenting the life and career of educator, attorney, judge, diplomat, and political figure Raul H. Castro. Items include correspondence, law practice files, photographs (color, black & white), negatives (color, black & white), slides (color), news clippings, audiovisual material (including cassette audiotapes, reel-to-reel audiotapes, audio CDs, videocassette tapes, DVDs, and LPs), scrapbooks, and objects (including drawings, paintings, and plaques).
Collection NumberMS 417
Languages RepresentedMaterials in English and Spanish
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/

Biographical Note

Raul Hector Castro was born June 12, 1916, in Cananea, Sonora, Mexico. He was one of fourteen children-his father was a copper miner and his mother was a midwife. He lived in Mexico as a child until his family moved to the Douglas, Arizona area in 1926. While attending Douglas High School, Castro played football, edited the school newspaper, and graduated with honors. He then attended Arizona State Teacher's College (now Northern Arizona University) on a football scholarship and was captain of the track team and the boxing team. Known as the "Douglas Destroyer," Castro was an undefeated boxer while in college and he won most of his bouts by knockout. He received a B.A. in education in 1939 and he became a U.S. citizen that same year.

Castro spent the next five years working as a foreign-service clerk for the U.S. State Department in Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico. He then moved to Tucson and became a Spanish instructor at the University of Arizona. While at the university, Castro was accepted into the law school. He paid his way through law school by continuing to teach Spanish courses. He earned his law degree and was admitted to the Arizona State Bar in 1949. After spending five years in private practice, Castro was elected Pima County Attorney in 1954. In 1958 he was elected as a Pima County Superior Court judge. He served on the bench until 1964, including three years of service as a juvenile court judge.

In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed Castro as U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador. Castro had met and befriended Johnson in 1960 when Johnson made a campaign stop in Tucson as the Democratic vice-presidential candidate. One of the highlights of Castro's ambassadorship to El Salvador was the week-long official visit of President and Lady Bird Johnson to that country in 1968. In the summer of 1968, Johnson appointed Castro as U.S. Ambassador to Bolivia. In 1969, newly-elected President Richard M. Nixon, a Republican, allowed Castro, a staunch Democrat, to retain his appointment as ambassador to Bolivia, attesting to Castro's effectiveness in the position. Nevertheless, Castro wished to return to Arizona and resume his law practice and he departed Bolivia in November 1969.

Castro entered the Arizona governor's race in 1970. He easily won the Democratic primary despite entering the race much later than his primary opponents. He then lost the general election by a small margin to incumbent governor Jack Williams. Castro entered the governor's race again in 1974 and this time he won, defeating Republican candidate Russ Williams and becoming the state's first Latino governor. Castro served as the 14th governor of Arizona from 1975 to 1977. During the 1976 presidential election, Castro supported former governor of Georgia Jimmy Carter. Castro toured with Carter during the 1976 campaign and he spoke at the 1976 Democratic National Convention in New York City, urging the Latino Caucus to lend its support to Carter. Castro's support proved instrumental in Carter's garnering the Latino vote in the Democratic primaries, where Mo Udall was Carter's main opponent, as well in the general election against incumbent President Gerald Ford. In 1977, Castro resigned the governorship of Arizona when President Jimmy Carter offered him an appointment as U.S. Ambassador to Argentina. This ambassadorship posed many challenges: the Argentine economy was in shambles as it suffered runaway inflation and the government was widely accused of human rights abuses. Castro succeeded in maintaining friendly relations between the U.S. and Argentina while putting pressure on the Argentine government to improve its human rights record. He resigned from the ambassadorship in July 1980 and returned to Arizona to resume his law practice.

From 1980 to 2003, Castro's private practice concentrated on the areas of immigration law and international law. Castro retired from his private law practice in 2003. He has been accorded numerous honors over the years, including induction into the Northern Arizona University Sports Hall of Fame as well as receipt of honorary doctorates from Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, and La Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara. Also, Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano proclaimed February 16, 2006, as "Raul H. Castro Day" in Arizona. He has been honored by all of the major higher education institutions in Arizona. The Raul H. Castro Institute was established as a collaborative effort between Arizona State University, Phoenix College, and the Maricopa County Community College District. The Institute sponsors policy research regarding the Arizona Latino community. The Raul H. Castro Scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students at the University of Arizona through the Center for Latin American Studies. Also, the Raul H. Castro College of Social and Behavioral Sciences building at Northern Arizona University is named in his honor.


Scope and Content Note

The Raul H. Castro Papers document his career in public service from his election as a Pima County judge in 1958 through three U.S. ambassadorships (El Salvador 1964-1968, Bolivia 1968-1969, and Argentina 1977-1980) as well as the governorship of Arizona (1974-1977). The collection also contains material highlighting his education and sports activities at Arizona State Teacher's College (now Northern Arizona University), his legal education at the University of Arizona, his private law practice, his family life, and his personal and business interests. The collection is organized into eleven series (one series, Photographic Material, is subdivided into four subseries). The collection contains correspondence, news clippings, subject files, governor files, law practice files, photographic material, audiovisual material, objects, and scrapbooks.


Organization

This collection is organized into eleven series. The Photographic Material series contains four subseries.
Series 1: Biographical Files, 1963-2007
Series 2: Correspondence, 1944-2004 (bulk 1970-1990)
Series 3: Governor's Files, 1967-1978 (bulk 1974-1977)
Series 4: Law Practice Files, 1953-2004 (bulk 1980-2003)
Series 5: Subject Files, 1949-2005 (bulk 1971-1987)
Series 6: News Clippings, 1951-2000 (bulk 1974-1980)
Series 7: Photographic Material, 1939-2003 (bulk undated)
Subseries: Photo Albums, 1977 (bulk undated)
Subseries: Photographs, 1939-2003 (bulk undated)
Subseries: Negatives, 1977 (bulk undated)
Subseries: Slides, 1976
Series 8: Audiovisual Material, 1973-2006
Series 9: Objects, 1964-1980
Series 10: Scrapbooks, 1973-1977 (bulk undated)
Series 11: Oversized, 1903-2007 (bulk 1958-2007)

Restrictions

Restrictions

None.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Castro, Raul H., 1916- -- Archives.
Castro, Raul H., 1916- -- Correspondence.
Bolles, Don

Geographic Name(s)
Arizona -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Arizona -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sources.

Subject(s)
Governors -- Arizona -- Archives.
Hispanic American lawyers -- Arizona -- Archives.
Hispanic Americans -- Arizona -- Archives.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Raul H. Castro papers (MS 417). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.


Container List

Series 1: Biographical Files , 1963-2007
.75 linear feet (about 750 items). Arrangement: alphabetical.
The Biographical Files series contains miscellaneous biographical material relating to Raul H. and Patricia Castro. Included are items regarding Governor Castro's induction into the Northern Arizona University Sports Hall of Fame, and his receipt of honorary degrees. (Note: some folders of biographical files are located in Series 11: Oversized).
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11 Affidavit of Raul H. Castro. , 1998
1 2 Biographical Material. , 1976-2007
1 3 Castro, Patricia. , 1970-1977
1 4 Certificates and Awards. , 1963-1977
1 5 Cochise County Courthouse Diamond Jubilee Celebration. , 2006
1 6 Ft. Lowell Property (Tucson). , 1970-1977
1 7 General. , 1970-1986
1 8 General. , 2000-2007
1 9 Honorary Degrees. , 1967-1977
1 10 Northern Arizona University Sports Hall of Fame Induction. , 1988
111 Sketched Certificates. , undated
Series 2: Correspondence, 1944-2004 (bulk 1970-1990)
3.75 linear feet (about 2,500 items).
Arrangement: alphabetical. This series contains personal letters and official letters from Castro's diplomatic career. Political correspondence with notables such as Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, Senator Barry Goldwater, and former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate Michael Dukakis are included. Some correspondence is in Spanish.
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112 Aja Espil, Jorge (Ambassador to Argentina). , 1981
113 Albanez, Ernestine. , 1970-1994
1 14 Archer, Pat. , 1982
1 15 Argentina. , 1978-1980
1 16 Argentina. , 1979
1 17 Babbitt, Bruce. , 1981-1986
1 18 Barfield, John. , 1998-1999
1 19 Basha, Eddie. , 1975-1988
1 20 Bensusan, Dr. H. Guy (Northern Arizona University). , 1983
1 21 Bolivia. , 1969
1 22 Castro, Patricia M. , undated
1 23 Castro, Patricia M. , 1944-1946
1 24 Castro, Patricia M. , 1964-1968
1 25-26 Christmas Cards. , 1975
1 27 Christmas Cards. , 1976
1 28 DeConcini, Dennis. , 1981-1988
1 29 De Leon, Armando. , 1981-1982
1 30 Drinkwater, Herb. , 1981
1 31 El Salvador. , 1965-1967
1 32 El Sol Investment Corporation. , 1996
133 General. , undated
1 34 General. , 1947
1 35 General. , 1954
1 36 General. , 1964-1967
1 37 General. , 1972-1974
1 38 General. , 1976-1979
1 39 General. , 1980
1 40-41 General. , 1981
1 42-43 General. , 1982
1 44 General. , 1983-1985
1 45-46 General. , 1986
1 47-49 General. , 1988
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21 General. , 1988-1989
2 2 General. , 1990-1998
2 3 General. , 2001-2003
2 4 Gillette, Michael L (Lyndon Baines Johnson Library). , 1980-1982
2 5 Goddard, Sam (Arizona State Democratic Committee Chairman). , 1986
2 6 Greeting Cards. , undated
2 7 Greeting Cards. , 1964-2003
2 8 Harvey, Christine. , 2003
2 9 Hate Letters. , 1972-1977
2 10 Hickey, William M. , 1981-1982
211 Invitations. , undated
2 12 Invitations. , 1965-1967
2 13 Invitations. , 1978-1979
2 14-15 Invitations. , 1981-1983
2 16 Invitations. , 1985-1989
2 17 Invitations. , 1990
2 18 Invitations. , 2004
2 19 Jaro, Sue. , 1976
2 20 Kimball, Richard. , 1985-1986
2 21 Lippman-Gordon, Marilyn. , 1981
2 22 Los San Patricios de Arizona. , 2003
2 23 MacDonald, Peter. , 1976-1986
2 24 Moffard, Rose. , 1981-1986
2 25 New Articles. , 1973-1976
2 26-27 Personal. , 1975
2 28 Political. , 1960-1988
2 29 Powell, Minnie Mae (Durfee Awards). , 1986
2 30 Rogers, Ginger. , 1980
2 31 Siderman, Carlos (re: Jose Siderman Kidnapping in Argentina). , 1981
2 32 Snelgrove, C. Laird. , 1982
2 33 Snowflake Unified School District No. 5. , 1982
2 34 Zipf, Henry. , 1973-1982
Series 3: Governor's Files , 1967-1978 (bulk 1974-1977)
4.5 linear feet (about 3,000 items). Arrangement: alphabetical.
The bulk of the material of this series was created during Raul H. Castro's tenure as governor of Arizona, 1974-1977. This series includes correspondence and includes several folders of letters to and from constituents as well as received letters of invitation to speak at and attend official and social events. Also included are several folders containing Patricia Castro's professional correspondence related to her duties as first lady of Arizona. Included are events calendars for Raul and Patricia Castro, financial disclosure statements, newsletters from various Arizona state agencies, information regarding Bicentennial projects, information regarding the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial dedication, and brochures and other publications from various Governors' conferences attended by Raul H. Castro.
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235 Ali, Muhammad (Show Low, Arizona). , 1976
2 36 Annual Governors' Conference- A First Lady, Everyone. , 1976
2 37-38 Appointment Books. , 1975
2 39 Appointment Books. , 1975-1976
2 40 Arizona Artists in Action. , 1974-1977
2 41 Arizona Board of Regents. , 1975
2 42 Arizona Department of Transportation Applications. , 1976
2 43 Arizona Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting Program. , 1975
2 44 Arizona Game and Fish Department. , 1975-1976
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31 Arizona Game and Fish Department Wildlife Bulletin. , 1975-1976
3 2 Arizona Game and Fish Department Wildlife Bulletin. , 1976
3 3 Arizona Motion Picture Development Program. , 1975-1977
34 Arizona Office of Tourism Pamphlet. , undated
3 5 Articles about Castro, Raul. , 1974-1976
3 6-12 Arts and Humanities. , 1975-1976
3 13 Asian Goodwill Trade Mission. , 1975
3 14 Bicentennial Projects. , 1976
3 15 Bobby Ball Memorial Auto Race. , 1976
3 16 Calendars. , 1967-1978
3 17-18 Calendars. , 1974
3 19 Calendars. , 1975-1976
3 20 California Border Cities Leadership Conference (San Diego, California). , 1975
3 21 Cantu, Armando. , 1976
3 22 Capital Rotunda Christmas. , 1976
3 23 Casa Castro (San Carlos, Sonora). , 1974-1977
3 24 "Castro for Governor". , 1970
3 25-27 "Castro for Governor". , 1974
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41 "Castro for Governor" Briefing Materials. , 1974
4 2-6 Castro, Patricia M. (Events). , 1976
4 7-11 Castro, Patricia M. (Events). , 1977
4 12 Castro, Patricia (Recipes). , 1977
4 13 Castro, Patricia (Speeches). , 1976-1977
4 14 Christmas Cards from Governors. , 1976
4 15 Christmas Lists. , 1976
4 16 Copper License Plate. , 1975-1977
4 17 Correspondence - Castro, Patricia M. , 1974
4 18 Correspondence - Castro, Patricia M. , 1974-1977
4 19 Correspondence - Castro, Patricia M. , 1975
4 20-21 Correspondence - Castro, Patricia M. , 1975-1976
4 22 Correspondence - Castro, Patricia M. , 1976
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51-2 Correspondence - Castro, Patricia M. , 1976-1977
5 3-4 Correspondence - Convention Bureau. , 1975-1976
5 5 Correspondence - General. , 1975-1976
5 6 Correspondence - General. , 1976
5 7 Correspondence - Governors. , 1975-1977
5 8-11 Correspondence - Governor's Office. , 1976
5 12-13 Correspondence - Gubernatorial Letters of Congratulation. , 1976
5 14 Correspondence - Gubernatorial Letters of Greeting. , 1975-1976
5 15-18 Correspondence - Invitations. , 1975-1976
5 19 Correspondence - Invitations Regretted. , 1974-1975
5 20-21 Correspondence - Letters from Children. , 1975
5 22 Correspondence - Letters of Support. , 1975-1976
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61 Correspondence - Mimeo Mail. , 1976
6 2 Correspondence - School Projects. , 1975-1977
6 3 Correspondence - Thank You Letters for Gifts. , 1975-1977
6 4 Correspondence - Thank You Letters for Gifts. , 1976
6 5 The Critical Hundred Days- A Handbook for the New Governor. , 1975
6 6-7 Del E. Webb Corporation Honduras Claim. , 1973-1975
6 8 Department of Public Safety. , 1975-1977
6 9 Eighth Floor of State Capital Building Project. , 1970-1975
6 10 El Bosque (Prescott Property). , 1976-1977
6 11 Financial Disclosure Statements. , 1974-1977
6 12 First Ladies Bicentennial Traveling Egg Case. , 1976
6 13 Flag Raising Ceremony at Governor's House. , 1975
614 Flags. , undated
6 15 Four Corners Regional Commission Annual Report. , 1976
6 16 Fuel Oil Data Briefing Materials. , 1975
6 17 Gifts. , 1975-1977
6 18 Governor Raul H. Castro Testimonial Dinner. , 1975
6 19 Governor's Harvest Ball, Second Annual (Program). , 1976
6 20 Governor's Harvest Ball, Third Annual (Program). , 1977
6 21 Governor's House Guest Registry. , 1975-1977
6 22 Governors of the American States, Commonwealths, Territories. , 1975-1976
6 23 Governor's Trust Fund. , 1975-1976
6 24 Highway Users Federation. , 1976
6 25 Ho Luncheon. , 1976
6 26 Inauguration Ceremony. , 1975
6 27 Inauguration Ceremony (News Clippings). , 1975
6 28 Indianapolis "500". , 1976
6 29 Miss Arizona (Stacey Peterson). , 1975-1976
6 30 Miss Arizona Universe Pageant. , 1976
6 31 Newsletters. , 1975
6 32-34 Newsletters. , 1976
6 35 Newsletters. , 1977
6 36 Official Canvass State of Arizona General Election. , 1974
6 37 Official Canvass State of Arizona General Election. , 1978
6 38 Office of Economic Planning and Development. , 1974-1975
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71 Polland, Donald. , 1975-1976
72 Printed Items (Stationary, etc.). , 1975
7 3 Proceedings of the National Governors' Conference. , 1975
7 4 Property Loaned to the Capitol and State. , 1976
7 4 Property Loaned to the Capitol and State. , 1976
7 5 Real Estate Proposals. , 1975
7 6 Realtors. , 1976
7 7 Requests for Visits. , 1975-1976
7 8 Russian Tour. , 1976
7 9 Staff. , 1975-1976
7 10 Taiwan Tour. , 1975
7 11 "Today" Show Interview. , 1975
7 12 Udall, Morris K. , 1975-1976
7 13 U.S.S. Arizona Medallions. , undated
7 14-15 U.S.S. Arizona Memorial. , 1976
7 16 Valley Democratic Women's Club Luncheon (Carefree, Arizona). , 1977
7 17 Western Governors' Conference. , 1975
Series 4: Law Practice Files, 1953-2004 (bulk 1980-2003)
6.0 linear feet (about 4,000 items). Arrangement: alphabetical.
The bulk of this series consists of appointment books, telephone memo records, and Arizona state bar publications. The series also contains material regarding Raul H. Castro's "of counsel" status with the New York firm Walsh & Levine and material documenting his participation with the Napolitano for Governor campaign, his involvement with Nogales City Charter Reform, and his appointment to the Arizona State Sentencing and Parity Review Study Committee (he was appointed to the committee in 1993 by Chief Justice Stanley Feldman of the Arizona Supreme Court). Additionally, there is information regarding Raul Castro's representation of Nora Nistor in a high-profile murder case in Tucson (Ms. Nistor was charged with murdering her husband and she relied on the "battered-spouse" defense at her trial). Some items are in Spanish.
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718 Aliens (Illegal Entry). , 2000
719 Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Deportation (Form I- 589). , undated
7 20 Appointment Books. , 1995
7 21 Appointment Books. , 1996
7 22 Appointment Books. , 1998
7 23 Appointment Books. , 1999
7 24 Appointment Books. , 2001
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81 Argentine American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. , 1988-1990
8 2 "Arizona Ground Water Law: The Need for Legislation" (Arizona Law Review). , 1975
83 Arizona Torts Verdicts. , undated
8 4 Arizona/Sonora Project: Balancing the Future. , 1996
8 5 The Arlin J. Brown Information Center of Phoenix, Inc. , 1987
8 6 Castillo V. Burrill. , 1975-1976
8 7 City of Nogales Utility System Purchase. , 2003
8 8 Cloning (Legal Issues). , 1997
89 Community Property Law in Arizona. , undated
8 10-11 Consumer Choice Coalition. , 1990
8 12 Crime & Delinquency (Volume 28, Number 1, January 1982). , 1982
8 13 Crime & Delinquency (Volume 31, Number 3, July 1985). , 1985
8 14 Derecho Internacional Publico. , 1963
8 15 Domestic and Foreign Corporations for Profit. , 1959
8 16 Dominican Trade Mission. , 1998
8 17 "Economic Impact of the Mexico-Arizona Relationship". , 2003
8 18 Employment Inquires. , 1990
8 19-20 Evans, Leonard (The Universal Economic and Education Trust). , 1996-2004
8 21 General. , 1977
8 22 Good Victory Enterprises Corporation. , 1983
8 23 Haim, Marc. , 1980-1981
8 24 Historic Building Analysis of the Elias/Rodriguez House (Tempe, Arizona). , 1992
8 25 International Law Section 1996 Directory (State Bar of Arizona). , 1996
8 26 International Law Section 1998-1999 Directory (State Bar of Arizona). , 1998
8 27 Law Office Stationary. , undated
8 28 Legal Forms. , 1953-1954
8 29 Legal Forms (blank). , undated
8 30 Los Abogados. , 1988
8 31 Lowe, Elisa Partida. , 2003
8 32 LVO Cable of Tucson, Inc. , 1974-1975
8 33 MacDonald, Peter ("The Pardoning of Peter MacDonald, Sr."). , 1993
8 34 Manufacturing in Sonora, Mexico. , 1988
8 35 Massious, Peter (Evangelous Restaurant). , 2003
8 36 Mexico Telephone Area Codes Directory. , 2001
8 37 Miscellaneous. , 1981-1982
8 37 Miscellaneous. , 1981-1982
8 38 Napolitano for Governor Campaign. , 2001-2002
8 39 National Governors' Association. , 1983
8 40 National Institute of Former Governors. , 1990
8 41-42 Norma Nistor Murder Trial. , 1982-1983
8 43 Nogales City Charter Reform Referendum. , 2000
8 44 Petit, Preble. , 1993
8 45 Phelps Dodge Corporation. , 1986
8 46 Pima County Superior Court 1985 Annual Report. , 1985
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91 Ramirez, Mauro. , 1971
9 2 Red Mass (Diocese of Phoenix). , 1989
9 3 Roladex A-C. , undated
9 4 Roladex D-L. , undated
94 Roladex D-L. , undated
95 Roladex M-Q. , undated
96 Roladex R-T. , undated
97 Roladex U-Z. , undated
9 8 Salvadoran Asylum Case (Affidavit Request). , 1981-1983
9 9 State Bar of Arizona. , 1985-1990
9 10 State of Arizona Marriage Handbook. , 2002
9 11-15 State Sentencing and Parity Review Study Committee. , 1993
9 16 Taking a Sonoran Declaracíon in an American Court. , 1997
9 17 Telephone Memo Records. , 1986
9 18 Telephone Memo Records. , 1986-1987
9 19-24 Telephone Memo Records. , 1987
9 25-26 Telephone Memo Records. , 1987-1988
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101 Telephone Memo Records. , 1987-1988
10 2-13 Telephone Memo Records. , 1988
10 14 Telephone Memo Records. , 1988-1989
10 15-19 Telephone Memo Records. , 1989
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111-2 Telephone Memo Records. , 1989
11 3 Tohono O'Odham Nation. , 2002
11 4 The Trial Reporter of Southern Arizona. , 1996
11 5 United States Department of State Publications. , 1984-1990
11 6-7 Walsh and Levine. , 1978-1983
11 8 Water Rights. , 1985
Series 5: Subject Files, 1949-2005 (bulk 1971-1987)
6.0 linear feet (about 4,000 items). Arrangement: alphabetical.
This series contains materials related to Castro's diplomatic career, speeches (including drafts and final versions), and material related to speeches (including magazine clippings, copies of others' speeches, and books). The series also contains several transcripts of biographical interviews given by Raul H. Castro. Some items are in Spanish. (Note: a subject files folder is located in Series 11: Oversized).
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1110 Ambassadorship to Argentina. , 1977
11 11 Ambassadorship to El Salvador. , 1964-1966
11 12 Bolles, Don. , 1975-1980
11 13 Botantes en Eleccíon General Nov. 2 de 1954. , 1954
11 14 Business Cards - Miscellaneous. , undated
1115 Carter Administration Conflict of Interest Questionnaire. , undated
11 16 Ceremonies Installing the Honorable Raul H. Castro, Judge. , 1959
11 17 Churchill, Winston. , 1965-1975
11 18 Citizen Band Radio Station Permit. , 1976
1119-22 Diplomatic Calling Cards. , undated
11 23 Dogs. , 1975-1977
11 24 F-4 Phantom Flight (Luke Air Force Base). , 1975
1125 Guest Book - Unidentified. , undated
11 26 Horses. , 1971-1977
11 27 Invitation - Presidential Inauguration of Ronald Wilson Reagan (Commemorative Invitation). , 1985
11 28 Johnson, Lyndon (Castro's Remembrances - News Clippings). , 1973
11 29 Manuscript - Recollections of the Hon. Raul H. Castro. , 2000
11 30 Oral History Interview Transcript - Democratic Party History Project. , 1986-1988
11 31 Oral History Interview Transcript - Lyndon Baines Johnson Library. , 1971
11 32 Pamphlets - Discurso Pronunciado Por El Ciudadano Presidente Jacobo Arbenz Guzman (Guatemala). , 1953
11 33 Pamphlets - Instituto Di Tella (Buenos Aires, Argentina). , undated
11 34 Panama Canal. , 1978
11 35 Presidential Inauguration of Lyndon Baines Johnson (Official Inaugural Program). , 1965
11 36 The Raul H. Castro Institute (Arizona State University). , 2005
11 37 Relaciones Politicas Entre E.E.U.U. y Argentina Entre 1945 y 1978. , 1979
1138 Speech Material. , undated
11 39 Speech Material. , 1977-1978
11 40 Speech Material. , 1979
11 41 Speech Material. , 1980
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121 Speech Material. , 1980
12 2 Speech Material. , 1980-1981
12 3 Speech Material. , 1982
12 4 Speech Material. , 1983
12 5 Speech Material. , 1983-1984
12 6 Speech Material. , 1985-1987
12 7 Speech Material (Doing Business in Argentina). , 1980
12 8 Speech Material. (The World's Greatest Speeches). , 1949
129 Speeches. , undated
12 10 Speeches. , 1978-1980
Series 6: News Clippings , 1951-2000 (bulk 1974-1980)
4.5 linear feet (about 3,000 items). Arrangement: alphabetical.
This series contains some news clippings from the 1950s regarding the Castro's "El Milagro" pony farm in Tucson. Also, there are clippings that document each new position in Raul H. Castro's public career. The series includes extensive clippings related to the 1970 and 1974 gubernatorial campaigns as well as clippings documenting Castro's governorship from 1974 to 1977. Of particular note are folders of clippings related to the investigation of the 1976 bombing death of Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles. Several clippings from the 1990s and 2000s sum up Raul H. Castro's life and career. Some news clippings are in Spanish. (Note: some folders of oversized news clippings are located in Series 11: Oversized).
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1211-14 Bolles, Don. , 1976-1977
12 15 Falklands Crisis. , 1982
1216-18 General. , undated
12 19 General. , 1951-1958
12 20-21 General. , 1960-1969
12 22 General. , 1970
12 23 General. , 1971-1973
12 24 General. , 1974
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131-2 General. , 1974
13 3-21 General. , 1975
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141 General. , 1975
14 2-18 General. , 1976
14 19-20 General. , 1977
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151-7 General. , 1977
15 8-9 General. , 1978-1979
15 10-11 General. , 1980-1988
15 12 General. , 1990-1999
15 13 Nogales Charter Reform. , 2000
15 14 Pulliam, E. C. , 1975
Series 7: Photographic Material, 1939-2003 (bulk undated)
6.0 linear feet (about 4,000 items). Arrangement: alphabetical.
This series is divided into four subseries. The Photo Albums subseries (1977; bulk undated) contains two albums of photographs taken on a trip to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) center at Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado. Photo Albums also contains an undated album of photographs of Ambassador Castro's official visit to a city in Argentina. The Photographs subseries (1939-2003; bulk undated) makes up the bulk of the Photographic Material series. It contains an assortment of photographs concerning different aspects of Raul Castro's career. There are photographs taken during his three ambassadorships. In particular, the subseries contains photographs documenting President Lyndon B. Johnson's and Lady Bird Johnson's visit to El Salvador in 1968 (the Castros hosted this visit). There are many photographs taken during Raul Castro's governorship of Arizona, including several official photographic portraits. The subseries also contains many family photographs as well as photographs of political, entertainment, and sports celebrities such as Jimmy Carter (with Raul Castro; inscribed), Clint Eastwood (with Raul Castro), Clint Eastwood (with Patricia Castro; inscribed), Charlton Heston (with Raul Castro), Ginger Rogers, and Olympian Jesse Owens (inscribed). The Negatives subseries contains family images (including Raul Castro's birthplace) as well as images of a trip through the Andes mountains of South America. The Slides subseries contains images of the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial dedication festivities. (Note: some folders of oversized photographs are located in Series 11: Oversized).
Subseries: Photo Albums, 1977
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1515 Gobierno de la Provincia del Chaco. , undated
1516-17 NORAD Dinner. , 1977
Subseries: Photographs, 1939-2003
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15 18 Ambassadorships- Argentina; Ambassador's Body Guards. , 1980
15 19 Ambassadorships- Argentina; Ambassador's Residence Furniture. , undated
15 20 Ambassadorships- Argentina; American Club Year-end Reunion. , 1978
15 21 Ambassadorships- Argentina; Andes Village Scenes. , undated
15 22 Ambassadorships- Argentina; Benson, Ezra T. (LDS Church President). , 1979
15 23 Ambassadorships- Argentina; Braniff Airlines Stewardess Graduation. , 1979
15 24-26 Ambassadorships- Argentina; General. , undated
15 27 Ambassadorships- Argentina; General. , 1975
15 28 Ambassadorships,- Argentina; General. , 1978-1980
15 29 Ambassadorships- Argentina; Honorary Degree from John Kennedy University. , 1978
15 30 Ambassadorships- Argentina; Municipalidad de Quilmes. , 1979
15 31 Ambassadorships- Argentina; Rogers, Ginger. , 1980
15 32 Ambassadorships- Argentina; Swearing- In Ceremony. , 1977
15 33 Ambassadorships- Argentina; Teatro Colón. , undated
15 34 Ambassadorships- Argentina; United States Embassy. , undated
15 35 Ambassadorships- Argentina; Yacht Trip. , 1977
15 36 Ambassadorships- Argentina; Yacht Trip. , 1980
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161 Ambassadorships- Argentina; Yacht Trip ( Steiner, Veronica). , 1978
162 Ambassadorships- Bolivia; Barrientos, Rene (Bolivian President). , undated
16 3 Ambassadorships- Bolivia; Candia, Alfredo Ovando (General). , 1968
16 4-6 Ambassadorships- Bolivia; General. , undated
16 7 Ambassadorships- Bolivia; General. , 1968
16 8-9 Ambassadorships- Bolivia; General. , 1969
16 10 Ambassadorships- Bolivia; Press Conference (La Paz). , undated
16 11 Ambassadorships- Bolivia; Swearing-In Ceremony. , 1968
16 12 Ambassadorships- El Salvador; Ambassador's Residence. , undated
16 13 Ambassadorships- El Salvador; Ambassador's Residence. , 1966-1969
16 14 Ambassadorships- El Salvador; Earthquake Relief from U.S. , 1965
16 15-22 Ambassadorships- El Salvador; General. , undated
16 23-24 Ambassadorships- El Salvador; General. , 1965
16 25 Ambassadorships- El Salvador; General. , 1966
16 26 Ambassadorships- El Salvador; General. , 1967
16 27 Ambassadorships- El Salvador; General. , 1968
16 28 Ambassadorships- El Salvador; Presentation of Credentials to President Julio Rivera. , 1964
16 29 Ambassadorships- El Salvador; President Johnson Family Photograph. , 1967
16 30 Ambassadorships- El Salvador; President Johnson's Visit. , 1968
16 31 Family Photographs; Castro Birthplace. , undated
16 32 Family Photographs; Castro, Nacho. , 1992
16 33 Family Photographs; Castro, Raul. , undated
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171 Family Photographs; Castro, Raul. , undated
172-5 Family Photographs; General. , undated
17 6 Family Photographs; General. , 1939-1979
17 7 Governorship; Arizona Board of Regents Meeting (Flagstaff). , 1977
17 8 Governorship; Arizona State Capitol Building. , undated
17 9 Governorship; Arizona State Seal (Patricia Castro). , 1976
17 10 Governorship; Bill Signings. , 1977
17 11-12 Governorship; Carter, Jimmy. , 1976
17 13 Governorship; Carter-Mondale Inauguration. , 1977
17 14 Governorship; Capitol Hill Decorations. , 1975
17 15-17 Governorship; Castro for Governor Campaign. , undated
17 18 Governorship; Castro for Governor Campaign. , 1974
17 19 Governorship; Castro for Governor Campaign (Speech at Nogales High School). , 1970
17 20 Governorship; Castro, Patricia (Motorcycle Accident). , 1976
17 21-22 Governorship; CB Radio in Governor's Limousine. , undated
17 23 Governorship; Chauncey House (Governor's Residence). , undated
17 24-25 Governorship; Colorado River Tubing Trip (Parker, Arizona). , undated
17 26 Governorship; Copper License Plate. , 1976
17 27 Governorship; County Attorneys' and Sheriffs' Conference (DeConcini, Dennis). , 1975
17 28 Governorship; Democratic National Convention (Castro, Raul). , 1976
17 29 Governorship; Department of Navy (Port Hueneme, California). , 1977
17 30 Governorship; "Gauntlet" (Film) Reception in Phoenix (Eastwood, Clint). , 1977
1731-32 Governorship; General. , undated
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181-7 Governorship; General. , undated
18 8 Governorship; General. , 1970-1977
18 9 Governorship; Governor's House Savings Bond Breakfast. , 1977
1810 Governorship; Hampton, Lionel. , undated
18 11 Governorship; Havasupai: Indian Reservation. , 1975
18 12 Governorship; Inauguration. , 1975
1813 Governorship; Jaro, Sue (Special Assistant to Patricia Castro). , undated
18 14 Governorship; Johnson, Lady Bird. , 1975
1815 Governorship; Kimball, Spencer W. (LDS Church President). , undated
18 16 Governorship; Lord Mayor of London. , 1976
1817 Governorship; MacDonald, Peter (Navajo Nation President). , undated
18 18 Governorship; New York Migrant Tutorial Education Outreach Network. , 1977
18 19 Governorship; "Oregon Trail" Film Location Visit. , 1977
1820 Governorship; Owens, Jesse. , undated
1821 Governorship; Phoenix Kiwanis Club Speech. , undated
18 22 Governorship; Phoenix Little League All-Stars (Mexico City Tournament). , 1975
1823 Governorship; Portraits (Castro, Patricia). , undated
1824-26 Governorship; Portraits (Castro, Raul H.). , undated
18 27 Governorship; Portraits (Castro, Raul H.). , 1976-1977
18 28 Governorship; President Neimari of Sudan. , 1976
1829 Governorship; Presidential Seal (Patricia Castro). , undated
18 30 Governorship; Puerto Peñasco, Mexico. , 1977
18 31 Governorship; Rhodes, John (U.S. Congressman from Arizona). , 1976
18 32 Governorship; Rotary Club of Phoenix Speech. , 1975
18 33 Governorship; Rudd, Eldon ( U.S. Congressman). , 1977
18 34 Governorship; Sacramento City College Speech. , 1977
18 35 Governorship; Sarabia, Johnny "Del Rey". , 1975-1977
18 36 Governorship; South Mountain Club Jamboree (Castro, Patricia). , 1976
18 37 Governorship; Swanson, Ray (Western Artist). , 1975
18 38 Governorship; Taiwan Visit. , 1975
18 39 Governorship; Tank Battalion Training at Ft. Huachuca (Castro, Raul). , 1977
18 40 Governorship; Time Capsule. , 1977
18 41 Governorship; Udall, Mo. , 1974-1975
18 42 Governorship. U.S.S. Arizona Memorial Dedication. , 1976
1843 Miscellaneous; Antique Home Furnishings. , undated
1844 Miscellaneous; Architecture. , undated
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191 Miscellaneous; Camp Encounter. , 1971
19 2 Miscellaneous; Desert Property. , 1973
193 Miscellaneous; Dogs. , undated
19 4 Miscellaneous; Dogs. , 1960-1979
195 Miscellaneous; Everett, Chris. , undated
196 Miscellaneous; Fairway Drive. , undated
19 7 Miscellaneous; Fiestas Patrias de Douglas, Arizona. , 1985
198 Miscellaneous; Heston, Charlton. , undated
19 9 Miscellaneous; Hispanic Week (Ft Huachuca, Arizona). , 1993
1910-13 Miscellaneous; Horses. , undated
19 14 Miscellaneous; Horses. , 1943-1978
19 15 Miscellaneous; Humane Society Annual Meeting (Salt Lake City). , 1972
1916 Miscellaneous; Indian Jewelry. , undated
19 17 Miscellaneous; Land Plot (City of Nogales, Arizona). , 2003
1918 Miscellaneous; Medals. , undated
1919 Miscellaneous; Morris the Cat. , undated
1920 Miscellaneous; Salt River Project Event. , undated
19 21 Miscellaneous; Scottsdale Resort Suites Groundbreaking (Drinkwater, Herb). , 1987
1922 Miscellaneous; South American Native Tribal Members. , undated
1923 Miscellaneous; Space Shuttle Enterprise and Crew. , undated
1924 Miscellaneous; Warner, Tom. , undated
1925 Miscellaneous. World Trade Center. , undated
19 26 Miscellaneous; U.S.S. Inchon , undated
Subseries: Negatives, 1977
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1927 Ambassadorships- Argentina; Andes Village Scenes. , undated
1928 Ambassadorships- Argentina; General. , undated
1929 Ambassadorships- El Salvador; General. , undated
1930 Family Photographs; Castro Birthplace. , undated
1931 Family Photographs; Castro, Raul. , undated
1932 Governorship; "Castro for Governor" Campaign. , undated
1933 Governorship; Christmas Decorations. , undated
19 34 Governorship; Governor House Savings Bond Breakfast. , 1977
Subseries: Slides, 1976
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19 35 U.S.S. Arizona Memorial Dedication Brunch and Banquet. , 1976
19 36 U.S.S. Arizona Memorial Dedication/Staff Christmas Party/Certosimo Party. , 1976
Series 8: Audiovisual Material, 1973-2006
1.0 linear foot (about 1,000 items). Arrangement: alphabetical.
This series includes video (VHS, reel-to-reel, and DVD) and audio (cassette, reel-to-reel, and CD). Of particular interest is the 2006 video commemorating the diamond jubilee of the Cochise County Courthouse (Raul H. Castro was naturalized as a U.S. citizen at this courthouse) as well as the 1975 video of NBC's Today show highlighting the state of Arizona and including Hugh Downs's interview of Governor Raul H. Castro. Some items are in Spanish.
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201 Great Moments from the Indy 500. LP. , 1976
20 2 Lic. Raul Castro y Ernesto. Audio tape: Reel-to-reel. Compact Disc. , 1974
20 3 The Northern New Mexico Children's Choir. LP. , 1977
20 4 "The Open Door": Legal Residency and Citizenship for you. Audio Cassette tapes (6). Compact Discs (3). , 1988
20 5 Un Siglo de Musica Vernacula Jalisciense. LP , 1973
206 Unidentified. Audio tape: Reel-to-reel. , undated
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211 Cochise County Courthouse Diamond Jubilee, DVD , 1931-2006 2006
21 2 "Sesenta Minutos": Interview with Ambassador Castro, Broadcast March 17, 1980 (Channel 7), Buenos Aires. Videotape: Reel-to-reel. , 1980
21 3-5 "Today" NBC's Bicentennial Salute to Arizona, September 19, 1975. Videotape: VHS (2). DVD (2). , 1975
Series 9: Objects, 1964-1980
2.5 linear feet (about 2,250 items). Arrangement: alphabetical.
This series contains an assortment of plaques, campaign buttons, a key to an Argentine city, a silk pennant from Argentina, and a "Gubernatorial Decision-Maker" machine fashioned by employees at Honeywell and given to Raul Castro during his tenure as governor. (Note: some oversized objects are located in Series 11: Oversized).
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221 Campaign Buttons; "Castro: Arizona's Next Governor." , undated
222 Campaign Buttons; Navajo Nation Election. , undated
22 3 Miscellaneous; Commemorative Key to City (Cuidad de Cordoba, Argentina). , 1978
224 Miscellaneous; Honeywell's Gubernatorial Decision Maker. , undated
225 Pennant; "Quilmes A.C. 1887 Argentina". , undated
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231 Plaques; General. , undated
232 Plaques; General. , undated
233 Plaques; General. , undated
234 Plaques; General. , undated
235 Plaques; General. , undated
236 Plaques; General. , undated
237 Plaques; General. , undated
238 Plaques; General. , undated
239 Plaques; General. , undated
2310 Plaques; General. , undated
Series 10: Scrapbooks , 1973-1977 (bulk undated)
2.0 linear feet (about 2,000 items). Arrangement: alphabetical.
This series includes a scrapbook of news clippings regarding the 1974 gubernatorial campaign, a scrapbook of Raul H. Castro's school and sports news clippings, Patricia Castro's high school scrapbook, Patricia Castro's Arizona first lady press clippings, and a travel scrapbook for Veronica Steiner (Raul H. Castro's mother-in-law). Some items are in Spanish.
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241 1974 Gubernatorial Election Clippings. , 1974-1975
242 Castro, Patricia. , undated
243 Castro, Patricia Norris. , undated
244 Castro, Raul (School and Sports Clippings). , undated
24 5 "Excelentisimo Raul H. Castro Gobernador Estado de Arizona Mexico D.F. Mayo 1975." , 1975
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251-3 "Mrs. Raul H. Castro Press Clippings." , undated
25 4 "Pat Castro- Alpha Chi Esawi." , 1977
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261 State Corrections Department. , 1973-1974
262 State Election. , undated
263 Steiner, Patricia. , undated
264 Steiner, Veronica. , undated
Series 11: Oversized , 1903-2007 (bulk 1958-2007)
6.0 linear feet (about 4,000 items).
Arrangement: alphabetical. Included in this series are oversized items from biographical files (1995 proclamation from Governor Janet Napolitano commemorating Raul H. Castro's 89th birthday; various certificates and awards); miscellaneous (drawings, maps, political cartoons, and posters); news clippings (including 1903 issues of Arizona Republican and Tucson Citizen); subject files (blueprints for reception room at Arizona State Capitol); photographic material (including inscribed President Lyndon B. Johnson family portrait and Carter/Mondale inaugural photograph signed by President Jimmy Carter); and objects (oil portrait, plaques, Castro & Zipf law firm sign). Some items are in Spanish.
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271 Biographical Files; Certificates and Awards, Miscellaneous. , 1958-1991
27 2 Biographical Files; Governor Napolitano's Proclamation in Celebration of Raul Castro's 89th Birthday. , 2005
27 3 News Clippings; General. , 1903
27 4 News Clippings; General. , 1960-2007
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281 Subject Files; Blueprints, State Capitol Building Reception Room. , 1975
28 2 Photographic Material; Photographs, Ambassadorships - Argentina -- General. , 1978
283 Photographic Material; Photographs, Ambassadorships - Bolivia -- Portraits (Barrientos, Pres. Rene). , undated
28 4 Photographic Material; Photographs, Ambassadorships - El Salvador -- President Johnson's Visit. , 1968
28 5 Photographic Material; Photographs; Ambassadorships - El Salvador -- President Lyndon Baines Johnson Family (signed). , 1968
28 6 Photographic Material; Photographs, Family Photographs - Holy Angel Academy (Steiner, Patricia). , 1941
287 Photographic Material; Photographs, Family Photographs - Miscellaneous. , undated
28 8 Photographic Material; Photographs, Governorship - Carter/Mondale Inauguration (signed). , 1977
28 9 Photographic Material; Photographs, Governorship - General. , 1974
2810 Photographic Material; Photographs, Governorship - Fighter Pilot (Castro, Raul). , undated
2811 Photographic Material; Photographs, Governorship - Portraits (Castro, Raul). , undated
2812 Photographic Material; Photographs, Miscellaneous - General. , undated
2813 Photographic Material; Photographs, Miscellaneous - Horses. , undated
2814 Photographic Material; Photographs, Miscellaneous - USAF Thunderbirds. , undated
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291 Miscellaneous; Drawings, Castro, Raul. , 1975
292 Miscellaneous; Maps, Arizona. , undated
29 3 Miscellaneous; Maps, Newfoundland and Labrador. , 1990
29 4 Miscellaneous; Political Cartoons, Miscellaneous. , 1974-1976
29 5 Miscellaneous; Posters, Father Kino. , 1977
29 6 Miscellaneous; Posters, "Fiestas Patrias." , 1974
297 Miscellaneous; Posters, Opportunities. , undated
298 Miscellaneous; Posters, Vietnamese Currency. , undated
299 Miscellaneous; Prints, Miscellaneous. , undated
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301 Objects; Painting, Castro, Raul. , undated
30 2 Objects; Plaques, General. , 1963
30 3 Objects; Plaques, General. , 1966
30 4 Objects; Plaques, General. , 1975
30 5 Objects; Plaques, General. , 1977
30 6 Objects; Signs, Castro and Zipf Law Office Entrance. , undated